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[pee-kar] /piˈkar/

Charles Émile
[sharl ey-meel] /ʃarl eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA), 1856–1941, French mathematician.
Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1620–82, French astronomer.
/French pikar/
Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1620–82, French astronomer. He was the first to make a precise measurement of a longitude line, enabling him to estimate the earth’s radius


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